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2017 Texas State and Amateur Championship

May 26 May 29 or May 27 - May 29 2017

7 Round Swiss - Championship and Amateur Sections

5 Round Swiss Scholastic Side Event.

Championship Section: G/90 with 30 sec increment.

Amateur Section: G/90 with 30 sec increment

Hotel:   Doubletree DFW Airport North, 4441 W John Carpenter Frwy, Irving, TX 75063 972-929-8181 or 800-222-8733 reserve by 5/6 and ask for Dallas Chess Club rate. Hotel Rate: $99  Note that tournament players and/or their families can purchase a hot breakfast for $12. Inquire at cash register in the atrium near the hotel front desk. Free Parking.  Map and directions to hotel

 

Registration:

Click to Register using active.com (active account not needed, active charges a small fee)

 Online Registration using paypal (paypal account not needed, paypal charges a small fee)

  Online TCA membership using paypal

 

Tournament Flyer and Registration Form

 

Entry fee: $89 if received by 5/19, $99 at site  $80 Junior (under 19) if received by 5/19 else $90 (counts 90% towards base) $53 Senior (over 65)/Handicap/Additional family participant (counts 60% towards base) if received by 5/19, else $65

              Add $5 for credit card phone entries. Pre-registration requires prepayment. After 5-24 all registration and changes on site only; Registrations that do not indicate 4 or 3 day schedule will be put in the 3 day.

$8350 in prizes Guaranteed

Texas Chess Association membership required, other states association memberships accepted.

Up to two point byes available if requested before end of round 2 and before any full point bye is awarded. Byes for both rounds 6 AND 7 is not permitted.

4 day: Registration 5/26, 6:15 -7:15 pm. Round 1 Friday Night 7:45 pm

 3 day: Registration 5/27, 9-9:30 am. Round 1 Saturday Morning 10 am

Round Times

Schedule Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7

4 day

5/26 5/27

2:45 pm

5/27

7:30 pm

5/28 5/28 5/29 5/29
7:45 pm

3 day

5/27 11 am 5:15 pm 9:30 am 2:15 pm
10 am

The 4 day and 3 day schedules merge for round 2.

Championship: Open to players with USCF or Fide ratings of 2000 or greater and last year's Amateur Champion. Texas Scholastic High School Champions (either South or North Central) may also play in this section. Foreign Unrated must play in Championship Section. This Section is Fide rated and uses FIDE rules.

Championship Prizes

1st  $1000

 2nd $500

 3rd  $250

 2200-2399       $750

 U2200        $750

 

 Amateur: Open to players rated under 2000 and unrated players.

Amateur Prizes

1st  $800

 2nd  $400

 3rd  $200

1st 'B' "(1600 - 1799)  $600

2nd  'B'   $300

3rd  'B'   $150

1st 'C' (1400 - 1599)  $500

2nd  'C'   $250

3rd  'C'   $125

1st Under 1400  $500

2nd  Under 1400  $250

3rd  Under 1400  $125

1st Under 1200 $400

1st Under 1000 $300

1st Unrated       $200

 For more information: info@dallaschess.com  or Barbara Swafford 214.632.9000

Send all entries and make checks payable to the following: Dallas Chess Club; c/o Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036

 


 One Day Scholastic Tournament

May 27, 2017

5 round Swiss System (no elimination, play all 5 rounds.)

Two Sections: K-12 Championship & K-12 Under 1000

Time Control: Rounds 1-5 G/30 d5 (each player gets 30 minutes for each game)

Hotel:    Doubletree DFW Airport North, 4441 W John Carpenter Fwy, Irving, TX 75063 Hotel Rate: $99 972-929-8181 reserve by 5/6 and ask for Dallas Chess Club rate $99. Note that tournament players and/or their families can purchase a hot breakfast for $12. Inquire at cash register in the atrium near the hotel front desk. Free Parking  Map and directions to hotel

                    Open to anyone in grades K-12, USCF Membership is required.

Scholastic Flyer/Registration Form

Click to Register using active.com (active account not needed, active charges a small fee)

Click to register using paypal (paypal account not needed, paypal charges a small fee)

Entry Fee: $29 by 5/19, $45 after  Add $5 for credit card phone entries. pre-reg requires prepayment. After 5-24 all registration and changes on site only; all changes $10 after 5-24. No refunds after 5-24. $10 handling fee for refunds before 5-24

Registration 8:15 - 8:45 am

Round Times: Round 1 at 9:30 am, rest ASAP with small lunch break.

Prizes (Trophies) for K-12 Championship

Top 12 Individuals

Top 5 Teams

Prizes (Trophies) for K-12 Under 1000

Top 12 Individuals

Top 5 Teams

Top 3 Unrated

Medals to plus scores who do not win a trophy

For more information: info@dallaschess.com  or Barbara Swafford 214.632.9000

Make checks payable to: Dallas Chess Club; Send entries to Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036-4719

TLA:

26-29 or 27-29 May 2017

A Heritage Event!        Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!    A State Championship Event!

Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 50 (Enhanced)

72nd Annual Texas State and Amateur Championships 7SS Doubletree DFW Airport North, 4441 W John Carpenter Fwy, Irving, TX 75063. $$ 8,350G. Championship: This section is FIDE rated and uses FIDE rules. The tournament will use USCF ratings for pairings and prize purposes. Must be rated 2000 or above by either USCF or Fide to play in this section. Defending Texas State Amateur Champion may also play in this section. Texas Scholastic High School Champions (either South or North Central) may also play in this section. Foreign unrateds may play in this section and at TDs discretion may be required to play in Championship section. G/90 with 30 sec. increment. Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to play in Championship section. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TDs discretion. $$ 1,000-500-250, 2200-2399 $750, U2200 $750. Amateur: U2000 & unrated. Rds. 1-7 G/90 with 30 sec increment. $$ 800-400-200. B $$ 600-300-150, C 500-250-125, U1400 $500-250-125, U1200 $400, U1000 $300 Unrated $200. Both: TCA membership required. Other states accepted. EF: $89 if received by 5/19, else $99. $80 Junior (U19) if received by 5/19 else $90, Senior (over 65)/Handicapped/ additional family participant $53 if receive by 5/19 else $65. Add $5 for CC phone entries; pre-reg requires pre-payment. After 5/24 all registration and changes on site only; all changes including withdrawals, $10 after 5/24. 4 day: Reg. Friday 5/26, 6:15 pm-7:15. Rds. Fri: 7:45, Sat: 2:45 pm - 7:30, Sun: 11:00 am - 5:15 pm, Mon: 9:30 am - 2:15 pm. 3 day: Reg. Sat. 5/27, 9-9:30 am, Rd. 1 at 10 am then merge with 4 day. Foreign Unrated must play in Championship section. Registrations that do not indicate 4 or 3 day schedule will be put in the 3 day. HR: $99/99/99/99, 972-929-8181or 800-222-8733 reserve by 5/6 and ask for Chess rate. Note that tournament players and/or their families can purchase a hot breakfast for $12. Inquire at cash register in the atrium near the hotel front desk. Free Parking. Up to two 1/2 pt byes available if requested before end of rd. 2 and before receiving full point bye, but byes for both rounds 6 AND 7 not permitted.       K-12 Scholastic on Saturday, 5/27. 5-SS, Rds. G/30 d5, EF: $29 by 5/19, $45 after; Pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 5/24 all registration and changes on site only; all changes $10 after 5/19. No refunds after 5/24, $10 handling fee for refunds before 5/24. Registration 8:15-8:45 am, Rd. 1 at 9:30 am, rest ASAP with small lunch break. Sections: K-12 Championship and K-12 U1000. Prizes: Trophies to top 12 individuals, top five teams in each section. K-12 U1000 also top three unrateds. Medals to those who do not win a trophy. Ent: Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036. Info: Barb Swafford, 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com  www.dallaschess.com    NS. NC. W. FIDE.